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Letter, 1786 March 28, London, [England] to [William Short] Paris, [France].

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Concerns Jefferson's trip to Calais; stopped in Breteuil and Montreuil; the trip took a total of six days; Jefferson thanks William Short for his letter and inquriry about Martha Jefferson Randolph's health; Jefferson is very busy with social and ceremonial obligations; heard news from America; the Virginia Assembly runs and has passed several laws on descents, religion, duties; Jefferson will most likely not have a map of Virginia ready until May for Monsieur Michel Guillaume St. John de Cr�vecoeur and Abbe Andre Morellet; Jefferson will leave to return to Paris on April 5th; Col. David Humphreys will most likely have left Paris before Jefferson returns; give respects to the Marquis de Lafayette.
Issued Date: 1786-03-28
Subjects: Randolph, Martha Jefferson, 1772-1836
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
St. John de Crévecoeur, J. Hector, 1735-1813
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14896
http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14896
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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